Orange is a regional city located in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales some 260 kilometres (3 hours drive) west of Sydney.
Orange is known as the colour city and is renowned for beautiful streetscapes, leafy parks and gardens and some of the best regional food and wine in Australia.
Orange is the largest urban area in Central West New South Wales with a diverse regional economy underpinned by health services, mining, government administration, education, tourism and retail and manufacturing industries.
The Orange urban area has a population of approximately 42,000 and together with its environs (40 kilometres radius) approximately 50,000 people. The residents of Orange and the surrounding region benefit from outstanding public and private infrastructure including one of, if not the most significant health facility in regional New South Wales (New Orange Base Hospital), private hospital, excellent public and private schools, a campus of Charles Sturt University, TAFE College, regional theatre, conservatorium and Botanic Gardens to name a few.
Orange is recognised as a major regional medical referral centre. Not only does the city have a new 190 bed Base Hospital which is affiliated with The University of Sydney Medical School and Dudley Private Hospital with 57 beds but there are approximately 200 doctors (GP's and specialists) whom live and/or practice in the City. DA approved and soon to be constructed is the Bloomfield Medical Centre which comprises a six level 10,000 square metre building to accommodate another private hospital, GP and specialist’s clinics plus radiology, pathology, pharmacy and an array of allied health professionals.
Other significant industries and major employers include Newcrest Mining’s Cadia Valley Operations (one of the largest gold mines in Australia) and the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries Head Office located in the city accommodates nearly 700 employees.
Orange is not only a beautiful city but it has economic diversity providing excellent services, amenities and employment opportunities in a highly desirable environment in which to invest or live.